Places of Interest



The ancient fort situated on the bank of river ghaggar was built in year 295 by Bhupat son of king Bhati of Jaisalmer. Research reveals that famous Tarain war fought between Mohammed Gouri and Prithviraj Chouhan is present Talwara Jheel area of the district. The Bhatner was also ruled by Qutubuddin Aibak, Teymoor and Akbar. Teymoor, in his biography "TUZUK-E-TEYMOORY",  has written that he never seen such a strongly built and secured fort in Hindustan. In year 1805, emperor Soorat Singh of Bikaner captured Bhatner after defeating Bhatis. Since the day of his victory was Tuesday (known as the day of god "Hanuman"),  he named Bhatner as "Hanumangarh".

Some of the items found during excavation of the ancient site Kalibanga, a part of nearly 5000 years old Indus-Valley Civilization.

Entrance of Indira Gandhi Nahar in Rajasthan, Maseetanwali Head RD 671.

To mark the Nohar visit of founder of Khalsa Panth and Tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Govind Singh, this historic Gurudwara was built in the year 1730 in Nohar town of the district.